Central limit order book

A central limit order book (CLOB) was a centralised database of limit orders proposed by the Securities Exchange Commission. However, the concept was opposed by securities companies who were afraid that such a system will cause them to lose business. [cite news | url = http://www.thestreet.com/stocks/brokerages/904680.html | title = New Age Securities Firms to Testify Against Central Limit Order Book | publisher = TheStreet.com | author = Caroline Humer | date = 21 March 2000 | accessdate = 2007-03-20] [cite news | url = http://www.thestreet.com/stocks/brokerages/945721.html | title = Firms and Exchanges to Swap Views on Markets' Future | publisher = TheStreet.com | author = Robert Kowalski | date = 24 May 2000 | accessdate = 2007-03-20] [cite news | url = http://www.thestreet.com/stocks/brokerages/813821.html | title = Grasso Speech on Electronic Orders Highlights Industry Strife | publisher = TheStreet.com | author = Gregg Wirth | date = 5 November 1999 | accessdate = 2007-03-20]


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